simple explanation of a taxon concept

Sally Hinchcliffe S.Hinchcliffe at KEW.ORG
Fri Nov 4 16:26:08 CET 2005

Hi all,
can any of you people point me towards a web resource where one of
our data managers (specialising in economic botany) can have this
question answered:

I must admit I'm not altogether sure what is meant by the term taxon
"concepts" (is there a simple explanation?)

I'm circulating Donald's questions around the various Kew staff who
are involved in databases and some of them for some reason don't seem
to have kept up with the recent fevered debate on TCS-LC and other

*** Sally Hinchcliffe
*** Computer section, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
*** tel: +44 (0)20 8332 5708
*** S.Hinchcliffe at

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